Introduction to Clothing - Short Courses
2017 26 October to 6 December
About the courses:
Six separate courses will provide a basic introduction to the subject and are intended for anyone just starting a career in the clothing industry whether this be at operative level; a new graduate from another discipline, or management level coming from another industry sector.
The curriculum has been developed with the financial support of CAPITB Trust, an independent charity providing support and funding for "people employed or about to be employed in the British clothing industry".
The courses are approved by The Textile Institute and each Individual course accrues academic credit which along with a specified period of working practice may be used towards obtaining The Textile Institute Chartered Professional Qualifications.
Fabric Knowledge - 26 October 2017
The taught element of this module will include a significant amount of 'hands-on' practical work allowing delegates to leave with a reasonable understanding of fabric construction and characteristics.
Introduction to the Global Clothing Industry - 9 November 2017
This course introduces delegates to the supply chain which provides mass produced garments to the UK and other markets. It looks at the key clothing manufacturing regions of the world, basics of logistics, the role of agents and potential communication issues.
Understanding Garments - 15 November 2017
Through a process of physical deconstruction of a garment delegates will take a journey around a simple item of clothing, stopping at each stage to discover the complex processes that have gone into producing it.
Size and Fit - 23 November 2017
Through a process of analysing anthropometric body measurement procedures, sizing data and garment fit, delegates will be able to evaluate and understand approaches to garment sizing and related fit.
Garment Specifications - 29 November 2017
Delegates will gain an understanding of the different specifications used within the garment industry. They will carry out a variety of in-class activities relating to garment specifications and will be able to relate them to specific job roles that exist within the fashion industry.
The Product Development Process - 6 December 2017
Delegates will carry out a variety of in-class activities which will enable them to appreciate the different stages involved in the process of developing a fashion product. They will also be able to recognise a variety of the job roles that exist within the fashion industry.
Cost per course
Non Members: £400.00
*rates are inclusive of VAT
Refreshments, lunch and supporting course materials are all included in the price.
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